On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 11:21 +0000, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
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> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> > I think we need to be clear an concise here. All meetings must be openly
> > available to the public to attend, and/or at minimum foundation members.
> > Also I think we should state that meetings are held in #gentoo-trustees
> > IRC channel on freenode.net. No where else, and always done
> > electronically.
> I don't agree with this limitation. First, don't forget that the
> Trustees election is a "meeting" of sorts and that it isn't conducted
> through IRC, but through mail. Also, as RB was arguing, why should we
> limit ourselves to #gentoo-trustees on the freenode IRC network? The
> point about the 10 day advanced notice is also important.
> > There will be no meetings at a principle office location that does not
> > exist. Nor are there any plans for the trustees to meet in person
> > anywhere. I am not sure that has ever happened. Till either of those
> > changes, I see no point to them being included or mentioned.
> If some day trustees end up meeting on LWE, FOSDEM, Gentoo-UK or some
> other exhibit/show, do you really want them to have to update the
> bylaws so that they can conduct a meeting?
> > Something like
> > "All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend..
> > Meetings are conducted electronically and are held in #gentoo-trustees
> > IRC channel on freenode.net."
> What about the following?
> All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend and
> will be announced at least 10 days before the meeting.
> Meetings will usually be conducted electronically in the
> #gentoo-trustees IRC channel on the freenode network.
Good points. That last proposal works just fine for me.
> > --
> > William L. Thomson Jr.
> > amd64/Java/Trustees
> > Gentoo Foundation
> Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
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Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)